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1925

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1976

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Katagami, Kata-gami: Bamboo Leaves

This is a Katagami. It was designed by Unknown. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is cut mulberry paper treated with persimmon tannin and silk thread. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Helen Snyder. It is credited Gift of Helen Snyder.

  • Stencil, Ferns and Swirls
  • mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin....
  • Gift of Helen Snyder.
  • 1976-103-61

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 43.3 x 29.1 cm (17 1/16 x 11 7/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Kata-gami: Bamboo Leaves; Designed by Unknown ; Japan; cut mulberry paper treated with persimmon tannin and silk thread; H x W x D: 43.3 x 29.1 cm (17 1/16 x 11 7/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-62

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